The EAF plant of Arfa Iron and steel Co. receives DRI from the direct reduction plant, and after obtaining iron scrap, ferroalloys, and fluxes, it produces molten steel, purifies it, and finally produces 800,000 tons/year of steel billet in casting machines.
Main equipment of the steel plant:
Ferroalloy Warehouse
Scrap Metal Workshop
Slag Site
EAF and LF Gas Treatment Plant
Smelter Plant
The smelter workshop mainly includes the following technological equipment:
  • An electric arc furnace (EAF)
  • Storage bunker and weighing system of fluxes and ferroalloys
  • EAF gas suction system
  • EAF transformer room
  • Molten steel purification section
  • ladle furnace (LF)
  • Vacuum Oxygen Decarburization (VOD)
  • Plant for refractory repairs and repairing of casting and molding machine
  • Continuous ingot casting plants (six casting branches)
  • Oxygen (with a capacity of 6,500 Nm3/hr), argon, and nitrogen production unit
  • Main 10/33/230 KV GIS electrical substation
  • Water purification and supply plant located in Siahkooh region in Ardakan
  • Secondary plants: repair center, laboratories, warehouses, etc.
  • Installation units: water supply, compressed-air stations, gas supply, electricity supply, steam station
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  • Oxygen (with a capacity of 6,500 Nm3/hr), argon, and nitrogen production unit
  • Main 10/33/230 KV GIS electrical substation
  • Water purification and supply plant located in Siahkooh region in Ardakan
  • Secondary plants: repair center, laboratories, warehouses, etc.
  • Installation units: water supply, compressed-air stations, gas supply, electricity supply, steam station
  • Administrative-accommodation offices
  • Products:
    Products of EAF Steel Plant include steel ingots.
    The production rate for the products is provided below:
    - 130mm x 130mm rectangular steel ingots, with a length of 12m, weighting 1590kg each
    - 150mm x 150mm rectangular steel ingots, with a length of 12m, weighting 1116kg each
    - 200mm x 200mm rectangular steel ingots, with a length of 12m, weighting 3710kg each